OXFORD, Miss. (AP) -- John Parker Wilson passed for 265 yards and Alabama scored 10 points in the final eight minutes and benefited from a critical replay reversal in the closing seconds to beat Mississippi 27-24 on Saturday.
After a 5-minute review clearly showed Hodge stepped out of bounds and returned to the field to make the catch, the play was ruled illegal and Alabama (5-2, 3-1 Southeastern Conference) took over on downs for a final snap to seal the victory.
Ole Miss (2-5, 0-4) has lost three straight to Alabama, each by three points.
Leigh Tiffin put Alabama ahead with a 24-yard field goal with 5:14 left that was set up by an interception by Ezekial Knight. Alabama tied the game on the previous possession on a 3-yard touchdown run by Terry Grant with 7:11 remaining.
Wilson went 26-of-40 and D.J. Hall pulled down 11 receptions for 140 yards. Alabama finished with 420 yards of total offense, but was plagued by two second-half turnovers and a blocked punt that gave the Rebels a 24-17 lead into the final period.
BenJarvus Green-Ellis ran for 131 yards on 20 carries and Adams was 22-of-40 for 284 yards and two touchdown passes for the Rebels.
South Carolina's loss to The Citadel, coupled with Georgia and Florida struggling in tight victories, was an embarrassment for the conference.
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